How to turn off automatic data renewal for data subscriptions on your mobile

So many people are faced with the challenge of stopping auto- renewal for data subscription on their SIM cards. This situation has led to some unpleasant character(s) in so many people, many of them abandoning the network they’re using and switching to other ones. However this doesn’t solve the problem because it is something common to all networks, and they end up switching from network to network instead of looking for a perfect solution.

The first day you subscribe to a data plan on your network, you would feel excited about it, but then one day you run out of money and recharge your line with the last cash on you, hoping to call someone important and having forgotten that you already subscribed for a data plan which automatically renews itself immediately you recharge. The moment this happens, your mood changes.

If you have been facing the problem of automatic data renewal on your line, whatever network it might be, I am here with a lasting solution to all your problems with all the codes to turn off auto-renewal for data subscriptions on different networks.

Note: All these codes have been confirmed with the respective networks, so you can rest assured that you’ve finally found a solution to your problems.

1. ETISALAT

These are the various data plans offered by Etisalat, and the code(s) to stop them.

Monthly Data Plans
PLANS PRICE(N) USSD codes VALIDITY
1.5GB 1,000 *229*2*7# 30 days
3.5GB 2,000 *229*2*8# 30 days
6.5GB 3,500 *229*2*9# 30 days
16GB 8,000 *229*2*5# 30 days
22GB 10,000 *229*4*1# 30 days
To Stop Auto-renewal
Text STOP to 229 or dial *229*0#.
DAILY, WEEKLY &YEARLY ( QUARTELY. & BI- ANNUAL) PLANS
PLANS PRICE(N) USSD codes VALIDITY
Daily 10MB 50 *229*3*8# 24 hours
Daily 50MB 100 *229*3*1# 24 hours
200MB 200 *229*2*10# 7 days
500MB 500 *229*2*12# 30 days
Quarterly plan (30GB) 27,500 *229*5*1# 90 days
Bi-annual plan (60GB) 55,000 *229*5*2# 120 days
100GB Plan 84,992 *229*4*5# 30 days
Annual plan (120GB) 110,000 *229*5*3# 365 days
1GB (weekend plan) 500 *5995*2# Friday 11:59pm – Sunday 11:59pm
To Stop Auto-renewal
Text STOP to 229 or dial *229*0#.

2. MTN

These are the various data plans offered by MTN Nigeria, and the code(s) to stop them from automatically renewing themselves.

If you choose to cancel auto-renewal or opt out of a data bundle, you will need to text NO+Bundle activation code to 131. An example is given thus: If you are active on the 1.5GB monthly bundle(Data bundle of N1, 000 whose activation code is 106), kindly text NO106 to 131 if you decide to opt out or cancel auto-renewal of that particular bundle.

PLANS PRICE(N) USSD codes VALIDITY
Daily 10MB 100 *104# 24hours
Daily 25MB 150 *112# 24hours
Daily 50MB 200 *113# 24hours
150MB 500 *103# 7 Days
260MB 1,000 *106# 30 Days
325MB 1,300 *109# 30 Days
750MB 2,000 *110# 30 Days
1.5GB 3,500 *111# 30 Days
4.5GB 2,500 *102# 30 Days
(Night plan 9pm-6am)4.5GB 6,500 *129# 30 Days
(All Day Plan) 4.5GB 2,500 *120# 30 Days
(1.5GB day 6:01am-8:59pm and 3GB Night 9pm-6am) 7.5GB 8,000 *101# 30 Days
To Stop Auto-renewal
Text CANCEL to 131 or make sure you don’t have up to the amount that will need to active your data plan.

3. AIRTEL

These are the various data plans offered by Airtel Nigeria, and the code(s) to stop them from automatically renewing themselves.

PLANS PRICE(N) USSD codes VALIDITY
30MB 100 *410# 24hours
50MB 200 *412# 3 Days
5-Star pack 100 *401# 5 Days
750MB 500 *418# 14 Days
1.5GB 1,000 *496# 30 Days
3.5GB 2,000 *437# 30 Days
5GB 2,500 *437*1# 30 Days
7GB 3,500 *438# 30 Days
12GB 5,000 *452# 30 Days
24GB 8,000 *460# 30 Days
To Stop Auto-renewal
Text STOP to 140.

4. GLO

These are the various data plans offered by GLO Nigeria, and the code(s) to stop them from automatically renewing themselves.

Daily Plans
PLANS PRICE(N) USSD codes VALIDITY
8MB 50 *127*14# 1 Day
20MB 100 *127*51# 1 Day
50MB 200 *127*56# 3 Days
195MB 500 *127*3# 1 Day
Weekly Plans
PLANS PRICE(N) USSD codes VALIDITY
65MB 400 *127*52# 7 Days
150MB 500 *127*57# 7 Days
Monthly Plans
PLANS PRICE(N) USSD codes VALIDITY
1.5GB 1,000 *127*53# 30 Days
3GB 2,000 *127*55# 30 Days
5GB 2,500 *127*58# 30 Days
6GB 3,000 *127*54# 30 Days
9GB 4,000 *127*59# 30 Days
12GB 5,000 *127*2# 30 Days
24GB 8,000 *127*1# 30 Days
To Stop Auto-renewal
Text CANCEL to 127.

There you go. Simply find the data plan that is giving you a headache up there, look for its killer code and punch it into your phone to end your misery.

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